'Ain't She Sweet' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: WEKfragExhibition name:
Ain't She Sweet
Orange or orange-red. Strong, fruity, rose, spice fragrance. 36 to 41 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, globular, high-centered bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, leafy sepals, pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 30" to 37" (75 to 95 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. heat tolerant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
United States - Patent No: PP 9,071 on 14 Mar 1995 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 24 Nov 1993